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Sage Business Cloud Accounting: A review

Sage has been a staple of the accounting world for over 30 years, so it is no surprise that they have ventured into the cloud.

Sage Business Cloud Accounting is one of three accounting software cloud offerings and designed specifically for the smaller business. Migrating to the cloud has become a business trend that most SMEs are investing in.

Sage Business CloudUsing cloud accounting allows businesses to manage their accounts on the move. Your business is now at your fingertips and you no longer need to call into the office to get the information to help your business grow

By using Sage 50Cloud accounts, you can substantially improve your business finances while adding extra safety and security to your expenses.

Ideally placed to cater for 1-25 employees Sage Business Cloud Accounting has a wide variety of features and includes award winning 24/7 support for free in the package.

The platform is straightforward to navigate with a variety of options at the top of the page. In the top right, hovering over the pink plus sign opens up further range of options to create invoices to payments and receipts.

You can build your own invoice template to a professional standard without the need to employ a designer. In this way you can look professional to all your customer and clients. The template is easily adjustable so you can change the text and send to customers to ensure you are quickly paid.

Connect your bank to the Sage Business Cloud Accounting with ease. It will automatically assign transactions to invoices, so an end to endlessly trawling through your accounts and matching transactions.

Set up all your products and services to have individually priced invoices. A few clicks and you can put together a professional, accurate invoice in no time at all. You can even import your products and services from another system so you are up and running with minimal time and effort.

After signing up with the four step processes you will be encouraged to setup your account. The setup is fairly simple, with prompts to give you a guided tour the Sage Business Cloud Accounting.

However, if you are still struggling with the setup or any other issues Sage host a daily 30 minute webinar and have a variety of video guides. This will give you a full guided tour of the platform and answer any questions you might have. If you need any specific help you can also invite a bookkeeper or accountant to take a look at your accounts.

Sage have thought of everything. You should never get stuck for long on the Sage Business Cloud Accounting without anyone to turn to.

With all their cloud accounting services you can take out a free trial before you purchase, just in case you find a Sage accounting service that better fits your needs. Once you have found the system that works for you, the Accounting Start price is £6+VAT for the first 6 months then £12+VAT thereafter. Sage Business Cloud Accounting can also be upgraded to the to the Accounting service, which has more features for double the price.

Sage Business Cloud Accounting is designed to be accessible to anyone anywhere. Even as a non accountant you will be able to get a grips on your accounts on desktop, tablet or on your smartphone through the Sage app.